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basin tonight to show support for japan. good evening, i'mvim vants. >> and i'm wendy rieger. a woman stabbed in the back and what appears to be a robby that happened after a block off of the popular h street corridor in northeast washington. the atlas district. jackie bensen is the first reporter on the scene there. >> reporter: wendy, we're told the victim poultd a can of mace or pepper spray to defend herself and ended up being stabbed. now she's going to be okay but crime has unnerved this neighborhood tonight. >> reporter: two women described as being in their 20s were walking here in the intersection of 13th and g streets northeast about 8:40 p.m., when they were confronted by two men with a knife who tried to rob them. witnesses say that when one of the women pulled out a large can of mace or pepper spray one of the robbers jumped her from behind and stabbed her in the back and both arms. the robbers fled with the victim's purse leaving her bleeding on the sidewalk. she was taken to a local hospital by balance. -- anyway ambulance. police recovered the knife in the purse a few
to a story developing in northern japan, a 7.2 magnitude earthquake shook buildings in tokyo and has prompted tsunami warnings. it happened just over an hour ago. the epicenter appears to be in the water about 200 miles north of tokyo. there are no immediate reports of injuries or damage. initial tsunami warnings have expired without any reports of a wave reaching shore. >>> back here in washington, the police department is on the defense tonight. three officers were arrested today and charged with crimes while on duty. craig melvin joins us from the fourth district police headquarters where it's been a troubling few days. craig? >> reporter: doreen, four d.c. cop cops arrested in four days. today as you mentioned all of the officers charged with attempting to receive stolen goods. dispute the recent arrests, though, today the police chief insisted there is no culture of corruption. federal aegtgents arrested them tuesday afternoon. they used undercover officers and informants for two months. police chief kathy lanier say the officers all bought electronics they knew had been stolen. lanier s
japan's nuclear disaster was detected in some water supplies along the east coast. virginia officials have not detected any radiation there but warn residents not to drink rainwater. >>> coming up tonight, when you think of allergies, you might think of ragweed and pollen, but you might want to consider stress as well. we'll report on some triggers that you might not have thought about. >>> veronica will tell us when we might see snowflakes again. >>> and we'll tell you who came >>> and we'll tell you who came to the rescue of a i can't say enough about them. i can go in, get the things i need, and i know i'm saving money. why would i shop anywhere else? at giant, we want to thank you for making us the store you love to shop for over 75 years. this week, look for savings in every aisle, just for you. like super g boneless chicken breasts, $1.99 a pound. and pepsi 2-liters, just 10 for $10. i pay for my groceries, and i look at the bottom of the receipt, i'm like, "yes! i did it!" that works for me. more savings every time you shop, with your giant card. the beginning of allergy season
as a neefrp virginia, maryland, and even overseas in japan. his formal sentencing is set for late may. >>> police in prince george's county has charged seven sorority sisters from the university of maryland with assault and hazing. a pledge in the sorority told the police that the girlsssaulted her at least three times. and she said it was part of her initiation. six of the women appeared in court today. the seventh will be in court in two weeks. that sorority has been suspended by the university since november. >>> metro's new bag search policy could be headed to court. the aclu says the policy's unconstitutional, and they're threatening to sue the transit agency. the new measure started late last year to boost security metro, but the aclu argues that they invade people's privacy and do very little to actually make metro safer. >>> coming up, there's a report that says most of us aren't getting nearly enough sleep. >> also ahead, a high-tech tool to bypass those pesky customer service recordings. how twitter is helping businesses connect with customers. >>> and experts arennounce pre
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